Eparchial (Diocesan) News

SerbFest in Clearwater

SerbFest in Clearwater
SerbFest in Clearwater
SerbFest in Clearwater
SerbFest in Clearwater

St. George held it’s annual Serb Fest in Clearwater, Florida. It is a three-day event every November and this year the congregation celebrated 20 years of holding this Festival. There were delicious foods such as karma, goulash, Serbian baked beans and baked goods. The grill also offered a variety of delacasies!

St. George Choir Slava

St. George Choir Slava
St. George Choir Slava
St. George Choir Slava
St. George Choir Slava

The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Carmichaels was consecrated in 1954. The parish Slava is celebrated each year on May 6, St. George Day. The St. George Choir Slava is November 16, the Renovation of the Church of St. George.

Teen Organization Slava in North Canton

Teen Organization Slava in North Canton
Teen Organization Slava in North Canton
Teen Organization Slava in North Canton
Teen Organization Slava in North Canton

On Sunday, November 29th, the teen organization of St George Serbian Orthodox Church celebrated their first Slava in honor of the recently canonized St Sebastian of Jackson, California.

Church slava in Columbus

Church slava in Columbus
Church slava in Columbus
Church slava in Columbus
Church slava in Columbus

On Sunday November 22, 2015 Serbian Orthodox Church in Columbus Ohio celebrated its Slava - St. Stefan of Decani. Divine Liturgy started at 10:00 a.m. and it was followed with blessing of zito and kolac. Kumovi for this year Slava were Sam and Debbie Mamula. Following the blessing of zito and kolac; Slava luncheon was served in parish social hall for all in attendance. During the Slava lunch Luka Zecevic was awarded with Church Gramata for his many years of dedicated service to our Church.

Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!

Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!
Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!
Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!
Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!

Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson

Jackson, Ca - November 28-30, 2015 - With the translation of holy relics from Los Angeles to Jackson, CA, our newly glorified Saint came alive for us, as if they had never reposed and were not separated from us in time by over eighty years. The festivities began on Sunday with the Divine Liturgy served by Archbishop Benjamin (OCA), Bishop Maxim, Abbot Sava of Tvrdos Monastery, Abbot Damascene of Platina, Priests Lazar Vasiljevic, Nicholas Ceko, Steven Tumbas, Gregory Edwards, Blasko Paraklis, James Barfield, and Deacons Dragan Stojanovic and Zoran Aleksic. Fr Steve Tumbas was elevated to the rank of stavrophore and Protodeacon Triva Pavlov received the metal of St Sebastian. May the intercessions of Saint Sebastian offer to God the prayers and supplications of all the faithful.